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Pentagon Training Exercise Scheduled For Sunday, June 25

June 23, 2017

The Pentagon Force Protection Agency, in collaboration with Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Arlington County Public Safety, Virginia State Police and other local area response partners, will conduct a full-scale emergency response exercise Sunday, June 25, on the Pentagon Reservation. The exercise will begin at 8:30 a.m. and is expected to conclude no later than 2 p.m. The Pentagon Metro Station will be closed during the exercise. Vehicle and pedestrian access to the Pentagon will be closed.

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T. C. Williams Teacher Awarded STEM Research Grant

June 22, 2017

The Society for Science & the Public announced $120,000 in grants have been distributed to five innovative organizations supporting community-based STEM projects and 23 science research programs to purchase much-needed equipment for teachers across the country. In total, $20,000 will be distributed to the nonprofit organizations, while $100,000 will go to teachers. Shawn Lowe, a physics teacher at T. C. Williams High School, received a STEM Research Grant for $4,000.

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Recreation, Parks And Cultural Activities Department Announces Out Of School Time Program Updates

June 22, 2017

The theme of the 2017-18 Out of School Time Program is “Passport to Fun!” where children are invited to explore the world through fun, adventure and discovery while making new friends.

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WMATA Service Changes Take Effect June 25

June 22, 2017

On Sunday, June 25, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority will implement changes to service, fares and hours for both Metrorail and Metrobus. Here is a summary of the changes and how residents, commuters and visitors might be affected.

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Alexandria’s First Responders Recognized After Simpson Field Shooting

June 20, 2017

The public safety agencies serving the City of Alexandria held a joint briefing yesterday to describe the response of Alexandria’s emergency personnel to the shooting at Simpson Field on June 14. Tonight the community celebrated the reopening of Eugene Simpson Stadium Park before the start of the Alexandria Little League games. First responders from Alexandria Police Department, Alexandria Fire/EMS and Alexandria Sheriff’s Office were honored as ‘everyday heroes’ at tonight’s Take Back Simpson Park event.

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T.C. Alum Named Massachusetts First African-American History Teacher Of The Year

June 20, 2017

Kevin Dua, T. C. Williams High School Class of 2005, last Thursday received the 2017 Massachusetts History Teacher of the Year award from Dr. Heather Peske, Senior Associate Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education and James Peyser, Education Secretary of the Commonwealth of MA. Dua is the first African-American to be so recognized.

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‘Take Back Simpson Park’ Postponed To Tuesday

June 19, 2017

Alexandria Little League is hosting a Take Back Simpson Park event to celebrate the reopening of the field after the shooting at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park on June 14. The event was postponed to Tuesday, June 20 due to the severe storms in the area today. This is a community-wide event. Ceremonies are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.

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Amateur Radio “Field Day” June 24–25 Demonstrates Science, Skill And Service

June 19, 2017

Members of the Alexandria Radio Club will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 24 to 25 at Hensley Park. Since 1933, ham radio operators across North America have established temporary ham radio stations in public locations during Field Day to showcase the science and skill of Amateur Radio. This event is open to the public and all are encouraged to attend.

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Streets, Businesses And YMCA Reopen

June 17, 2017

The FBI has finished collecting evidence at the shooting scene at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park on E. Monroe Avenue. The Alexandria Police Department has opened all streets in the Del Ray area that have been closed since Wednesday, June 14. All recreational areas around Eugene Simpson Stadium Park, except the large baseball field, have been reopened. The City has advised Metrobus, DASH and area businesses and organizations that they may resume normal operations. The YMCA is open except for the aquatic facility. [UPDATED]

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T. C. Williams Class Of 2017 Valedictorian, Salutatorian Announced

June 16, 2017

The T. C. Williams High School Class of 2017 will graduate tomorrow, June 17, at EagleBank Arena at George Mason University. This year’s valedictorian is Emily Ann Kiernan and the salutatorian is John Asher Elkins.

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